Christopher H. Achen

Professor Achen's book on aggregate data analysis (with Phil Shively of the University of Minnesota) appeared in 1995 from University of Chicago Press. His current project is a study of how unitary rational actor and bureaucratic politics models may be used to forecast foreign policy decision making. His research interests are American government and politics, formal political theory, research methods, world politics/international elations. His teaching interests are mathematical and statistical theory applied to electoral and party systems and to international relations.